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Salt family letters
Identifier: Mss 0035
Abstract The Salt family originally lived in Brooklyn, NY but moved to Bath, NY in the 1840s. William Salt married Jane Dodge of Brooklyn and the couple had nine children: William Salt, Jr., Mary, John, Elinor, Caroline, Phoebe, Jennie (possibly Jane), Dannie, Sarah, and Wellington. This collection consists of, for the majority, correspondence between members of the Salt family. William M. Salt is a major contributor to this correspondence, as are three of his sisters Elinor, Mary (Mollie), and...
Dates: 1808-1917; Majority of material found within 1850 - 1890
- Subject: New York -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. X